For ink lovers, Friday the thirteenth is just like the day after Thanksgiving. A lot of of us line up at their favourite outlets within the hopes of getting offers — solely as an alternative of PlayStations and flat-screens, they’re searching for artisanship and just a little ache.
With COVID numbers rising, some outlets are taking a move this time round — however others are celebrating Friday the thirteenth with security in thoughts, at the same time as they prep to show clients into canvases.
Except for studio-specific pandemic precautions, the same old guidelines for tattoos are firmly in place: Prospects should be eighteen or over and have a legitimate ID to show it. All the pieces is first come, first served. Most outlets solely take money.
And please, particularly today, don’t be that jerk who doesn’t tip. Now get on the market and get (safely) inked. Listed below are seven choices:
Clean Slate Tattoo and Piercing
Midday to 9 p.m.
6620 South Broadway, Centennial
Centennial’s Clear Slate will likely be providing “flash tattoos with a spooky twist” from midday to 9 p.m. on Friday. Primary piercings may even be obtainable for $31. Prospects can see among the designs obtainable on the flash sheets uploaded to the shop’s Facebook page.
Dreamscape Piercing and Tattoo
11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
474 Malley Drive, Northglenn
Dreamscape is providing $13 tattoos on Friday, with a compulsory $20 minimal tip. Signal-up begins at 11 a.m., and the group will likely be there till 9 p.m. or nonetheless lengthy it takes to get to the primary hundred individuals on the listing. Piercings are additionally obtainable at 13 p.c off. Take a look at the awesome flash sheets on Dreamscape’s Facebook page — particularly the Bart Simpson as Poe’s Raven. “Quoth the Raven,” your pores and skin may say. “Eat my shorts.”
Endless Ink Tattoo & Piercing
10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
7507 East thirty sixth Avenue, Unit 120
Limitless Ink can at all times be trusted to supply up offers for the day. The studio is as soon as once more providing $13 tattoos and $13 primary piercings. There will likely be a stable (and busy!) group of artists working all day; extra data might be discovered on the store’s Facebook page and different social media.
Filthy Family Tattoo
Midday to “the final individual”
3609 West Colfax Avenue
Alex Bringhurst at Filthy Household invitations everybody to come back out beginning at midday on Friday. Designs can be found on the shop’s Instagram page. For $20 to $100, Alex guarantees his group will likely be “hooking it up.” And actually, till you’ve been attached on Colfax, you haven’t actually been attached.
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
11651 West sixty fourth Avenue, Arvada
Ink Junkies’ motto is “You suppose it, we ink it,” and the store’s been dwelling as much as that because it opened in 2011. The Ink Junkies are doing it up proper for Friday the thirteenth this 12 months, with just a few flash sheets (available on Facebook) for under $20 — $13 plus the minimal $7 tip.
Mad Alchemist Tattoo
9 a.m. to three a.m.
994 South Peoria Avenue, Aurora
It’s tattoo time solely (no piercings) at Mad Alchemist this 12 months, and the store is limiting the spots obtainable to simply 200 (cut up between 4 artists). To get on the listing, you have to come down in individual; no calling forward or reservations. All tattoos (black, gray and purple solely; none on the fingers, toes, abdomen, neck or head) are $31, and no alterations to design will likely be allowed. All funds will likely be taken by the artist. Accessible designs are on the Mad Alchemist Facebook page.
11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
6474 West twentieth Avenue, Lakewood
Nocturnal has just a few flash sheets up on its Facebook page so that you can try; the designs are all about an inch in diameter and can run simply $20 ($13 plus a built-in $7 tip). However within the spirit of the day, why not tip just a little extra? Convey your money and present up from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
In case you get a tattoo this Friday the thirteenth, share your ink with us at [email protected]
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